by Daren Higham
Can Reality Seem Unreal?
On June 16, 2009 during a television interview, President Obama told a pesky fly to go away. When the fly didn’t go, Obama swatted it with his hand and commented, “That was pretty impressive, wasn’t it? I got the sucker”. PETA – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – wasn’t impressed and sent the President a “Katcha Bug Humane Bug Catcher”, a device for catching house flies alive to release outside. PETA supports “compassion even for the most curious, smallest and least sympathetic animals”. Of course, PETA also wants to protect fish from being eaten by having people call fish “sea kittens”.
In June 2009 the Mexican navy seized more than a ton of cocaine that was hidden inside approximately 20 frozen sharks. The sharks were cargo on a container ship in port in the southern Mexican state of Yucatan. Although those